|Ayato- Ad Dukhan [treetrunk 219] - Ayato|
An interesting set of world-flavored electronica by Ayato.
Keywords: electronica; experimental; world
Downloads: 365 (1 review)
|Skincage and Mystified- Mystic Canon [treetrunk 322] - Skincage and Mystified|
Listen to accomplished old hats Mystified and Skincage remix one another. Not to be missed!
Keywords: drone; ambient; mystified; skincage; loop; experimental; industrial; soundscape
Downloads: 353 (1 review)
|svarte fjell- Tuss og troll [treetrunk 320] - svarte fjell|
Some nice, atmospheric ambient music.
Keywords: ambient; soundscape
Downloads: 352 (1 review)
|Christian Doil- Goldregen [treetrunk 319] - Christian Doil|
"Rain noises are comparable to a cheering audience - the cheers of nature. sounds of rain have a sensual engulfing effective. I have taken several rain sounded units at my apartment window and processed following.""The rain noise on take the next creation spaces of atmosphere and the task of solo pieces within the sound. melodies I have newly composed from sound fragments of various musical box. emerged is a light ambient album, embedded in field recordings."- Christian Doil, 2015
Keywords: ambient; drone; soundscape; phonography; field recording
Downloads: 400 (1 review)
|Ajna with Mystified- Presence (The Ajna Reworks)- Treetrunk 316 - Ajna|
Ajna has reworked Mystified’s epic 40 minute piece “Presence” in three parts. Ajna applies a heavy form of granular synthesis, reverb and odd time signatures to ensure three hypnotic and unique dronescapes using Mystified’s original textures.
Keywords: ambient; drone; remix; rework; Mystified; Ajna; soundscape
Downloads: 657 (1 review)
|Grove Of Whispers- Between [treetrunk 303] - Grove Of Whispers|
the distancethe outside worldnot enough or none at allin the spaceme and the worldstrong points, flawspages and letterspresent and pastclouds and rain-swept earthempty spacedark wavesher legslife and deaththe two of themmy kneesher lipsus foreverme and youbetweenCover adapted from an image by chikache _.Grove of Whispers is John Tocher. John does the Sadayatana podcast and plays live several nights a week on Stillstream...
Keywords: ambient; longform; live
Downloads: 912 (1 review)
|Mystified- Frigid Radiance Remastered [treetrunk 283] - Mystified|
In May of 2009, Mystified released a tribute to icy atmospheres on the label Triple Bath. Low-fi mp3s have been made available, but now Mystified has remastered the 4 strongest tracks from this superb album, and released them for your listening pleasure in high resolution.
Keywords: ambient; drone; soundscape; experimental; mystified
Downloads: 1,452 (1 review)
|Mystified- Otto's Approach [treetrunk 315] - Mystified|
This mid-length drone piece is inspired by the writings of Rudolph Otto, concerning especially his thoughts on the "numen". Numenous experience is common to all religions, according to Otto, and the experience's evolution can be traced across the centuries. The second track is a superb remix by 3dtorus. Visit them at their website.
Keywords: drone; ambient; soundscape; Mystified; spiritual; religious
Downloads: 531 (1 review)
|Lorenzo Williams- Ruler Of Games [treetrunk 312] - Lorenzo Williams|
Up-and-coming musician Lorenzo Williams debuts here on Treetrunk with 2 catchy, emotive tracks, and 2 remixes.
Keywords: pop; groove; jam; debut
Downloads: 423 (1 review)
|Digital Mass with Phillip Wilkerson-- The Cusp Of Change [treetrunk 153] - Digital Mass with Phillip Wilkerson|
The mysterious Cuban musical collective Digital Mass, very impressed with Phillip Wilkerson's "Complex Silence 15", decided to exercise their cc-rights and remix the piece. Nearly all of the sounds in the remix are derived from the original. Special thanks to Phillip for his excellent composition.
Keywords: ambient; drone; longform; remix; anonymous; soundscape
Downloads: 2,487 (2 reviews)
|Desohll- Bleak Emptiness Revealed [treetrunk070] - Desohll|
Desohll is Joomoonaz, based in the Netherlands. Musical inspiration is found in the sounds of Earth, Gaia. Sounds that are around us, but we choose to ignore for one reason or another. These sounds are monotonized by Desohll, yet keeping a strange and subtle variance. This is Desohll's second release, but it constitutes the first-ever recordings he has made. Sound sources are the occurences in an empty hallway along with minute, deformed sine-wave tones.The soundscapes is only fully appreciated ...
Keywords: ambient; longform; drone
Downloads: 306 (1 review)
|Scott Lawlor, EugeneKha and Mister Vapor- Three Moons [treetrunk 305] - Scott Lawlor, EugeneKha and Mister Vapor|
Mister Vapor posted a nice, plum drone in late summer of 2014 called "Jupiter". Scott Lawlor picked that sound up and created 3 pieces, each based on a moon of Jupiter. Scott and Vapor asked EugeneKha to add some elements to the compositions, and Mister Vapor joined in to add a final layer or three, artwork and mastering.This release is a collaboration in the truest sense-- it exemplifies the kind of cooperation made possible by internet communication.Imagine yourself taking a trip around the So...
Keywords: drone; ambient; soundscape; collaboration; dark; space
Downloads: 2,517 (1 review)
|M.Nomized with Mystified- Blue Heart Of Drones [treetrunk 310] - M.Nomized with Mystified|
Mystified is glad to report that the artist M.Nomized has agreed to use some of his acoustic drones to craft his very own deep, expressive dark ambient/drone tracks. Both artists hope you will enjoy and appreciate these excellent works.M.Nomized is a recording artist, mail artist, author, collagist and painter who was born Madrange Michel in Paris in 1956. He started his work in 1975 with contemporary music and sound research...
Keywords: remix; drone; ambient; soundscape
Downloads: 1,166 (1 review)
|Mystified- Presence [treetrunk 309] - Mystified|
A slow-moving, drift-y longform piece made using acoustic drones. Trombone, flute and didgeridoo appear prominently. The track was mastered by Simon Heath, curator of the Cryo Chamber label, and member of Atrium Carceri among other acts.
Keywords: ambient; longform; drone
Downloads: 1,482 (1 review)
|Christian Doil- Zeit [treetrunk 306] - Christian Doil|
"hourglass, stopwatch, cuckoo clock, grandfather clock, kirchturmuhr, wrist watch - time is running out, is won, lost, gives us structure, frame, beautiful and less beautiful moments - in short time structured our entire life. as a child my uncle has impressed me the old grandfather clock. dark wood, twice as tall as I am, with a deep sound. mystical, fabulous, almost with its own soul. their voluminous proposals form the frame of the album in the form of introduction, between tee and graduation...
Keywords: ambient; experimental; soundscape
Downloads: 917 (1 review)
|Mystified- The UFO Hoax [treetrunk 302] - Mystified|
All tracks written according to Project Blue Book code. The truth is out there.
Keywords: electronica; experimental; groove; ambient; ufo; extraterrestrial; sample; loop
Downloads: 1,165 (1 review)
|Olofstorp- The Montelepre Sessions [treetrunk 294] - Olofstorp|
Olofstorp is Matteo Campulla and Alberto Picciau.
Keywords: power electronics; drone; ambient; experimental; soundscape
Downloads: 1,612 (1 review)
|Mystified- Eccentrica [treetrunk 298] - Mystified|
"Eccentrica" is a collection of interesting mystified tracks. It was originally released as a cdr on Fork and Spoon Records, but because of technical difficulties, we had to discontinue it there. The "Solar Aberration" tracks emerged organically from a glitch in my new laptop's audio system. "Recital" includes audio of my niece Sophia playing "Judas Of The Maccabees" on her violin. "It's Never Too Late" uses only audio from a short piano improvisation (also included) to make a mid-form ambient ...
Keywords: ambient; drone; collection; mystified; dark ambient; soundscape; glitch; atmosphere
Downloads: 1,605 (1 review)
|Jack Hertz- Complex Silence 34 [treetrunk 264] - Jack Hertz|
Jack Hertz returns to the Complex Silence Series with a deeply meditative and spacious soundscape.Complex Silence 34 is a study of a slow-moving life form that could be the mascot for everything that exemplifies ambient music. It occupies a patient space all its own in a deep universe without any consideration of time and Hertz captures this essence perfectly.Jack writes: "...this album was inspired by the starfish that populate the Pacific coast where I live...
Keywords: ambient; soundscape; longform; complex silence; serene; beautiful
Downloads: 2,299 (1 review)
|Jørgensen & Martinsen- Triumph Standard 12 [treetrunk 295] - Jørgensen & Martinsen|
All sounds in this track is from an old typewriter "Triumph Standard 12" from 1939. No other instruments used.Recordings,manipulations,Effects,filtering/production and mix by Jørgensen/Martinsen 2013Final mix by Øystein JørgensenCover by Rune Martinsen
Keywords: ambient; Rune Martinsen; Øystein Jørgensen; experimental; soundscape
Downloads: 1,686 (1 review)
|Jack Hertz- Night Songs [treetrunk 292] - Jack Hertz|
"Nyctophila (noun): Love of the darkness or night; finding relaxation of comfort in darkness.""I enter into the night and dream awake in the darkness where the universe is suspended. As the moon rises, a nocturnal state queues the symphony of lurking beings to move upon quiet landscapes under gem filled skies. These inspiring visions are translated into the night songs I present to you here."-- Jack Hertz, 2013
Keywords: ambient; experimental; soundscape
Downloads: 1,585 (1 review)
|Mystified- Dubstep Odyssey [treetrunk 293] - Mystified|
A nice e.p. with Mystified's take on dubstep music. Wobbly basslines and dubby beats!
Keywords: mystified; dubstep; experimental; soundscape
Downloads: 1,983 (1 review)
|Christopher Alvarado with Mystified- Through Liminal States [treetrunk 287] - Christopher Alvarado with Mystified|
Christopher Alvarado offered to do some remixes using mystified's acoustic drones, and succeeded in concocting an awesome, smoky, mystical vision-- spinning things in a new way and adding his own inventive power.
Keywords: mystified; Alvarado; ambient; drone; world; dark ambient; soundscape; experimental
Downloads: 1,851 (1 review)
|Roy Mattson with Mystified- Pluto and Charon [treetrunk 274] - Roy Mattson with Mystified|
"These works were spurred by a drone created by Thomas Park. It was/is a deep drone created with a trombone. In its inception, Pluto and Charon were started in a playful, fun demeanor; almost a challenge with a friendly manner. They quickly turned into two different sounding projects. One a feeling of wonder and light, the other a feeling of mystery and confrontation with the afterlife. In a series of serendipitous exchanges with Thomas it was decided to release these sounds as a mini album...
Keywords: ambient; drone; soundscape
Downloads: 2,114 (1 review)
|Grove Of Whispers- Complex Silence 39 [treetrunk 284] - Grove Of Whispers|
"Complex Silence 39 may be the most relaxing and peaceful of all. It's a longform lullaby of moonlight. Or a caress of warm ocean waves. Or a lazy, drifting flight high above the Earth. Or, all of the above." "At first listen, I thought I might venture to call this piece neo-classical, but then I realized that's instantly too stuffy." "On repeated listening, I would definitely call it pure space music--the kind you hear while watching the Earth gingerly rising over a moonscape or perhaps better ...
Keywords: ambient; longform; soundscape; complex; silence
Downloads: 1,393 (1 review)
|Altus- Complex Silence 22 [treetrunk 205] - Altus|
I'll admit to being dismayed when Mike Carss told me he didn't have any self-written liner notes for his Complex Silence 22 release. But he did add, "the track titles pretty much cover what I want to say." The first thought that flashed through my mind was, "What could I possibly write, by way of introduction, to do sincere justice to his CS contribution?" I considered writing nothing; just letting the music and the track titles speak for themselves (which happily they accomplish perfectly)...
Keywords: ambient; experimental; soundscape; dark ambient; sound field
Downloads: 3,195 (2 reviews)
|Mystified- Fractal Techno [treetrunk 277] - Mystified|
Over 10 years ago, Thomas Park of mystified (then AutoCad), was featured in "Spin" Magazine for 2 fractal music stations he created on Live 365.com.One of these stations used as a basic premise that techno music could be created using natural data and mathematical tables.In this release, Mystified revisits the mathematical premise, featuring 3 tracks made using math tables, where mathematical formulae dictate the progressions (with minimal tweaking).
Keywords: fractal; techno; experimental; mathematical; mystified; formula; generative; electronica
Downloads: 1,380 (1 review)
|Scott Lawlor- Complex Silence 36 [treetrunk 272] - Scott Lawlor|
"Another rising star in the netlabel ambient world makes a debut with Complex Silence 36. While it is definitely true that Scott Lawlor is still searching for his musical voice, sometimes hearing a fresh voice serves as creative inspiration for us all." "Here we have Lawlor exploring the longform ambient track, stretching his musical legs so to speak for 50+ minutes. The result is a wonderful low-volume excursion through beautiful harmonies, washes of rich ambient color, and a tapestry of quiet ...
Keywords: ambient; longform; complex silence
Downloads: 1,724 (1 review)
|Fabio Keiner- Jisei [treetrunk 243] - Fabio Keiner|
'JISEI (jisei no ku) means 'death poem' in traditonal Japanese culture. before dying a cultivated person used to write a short poem (often a haiku) revealing the most intimate feelings and thoughts at the moment. I tried to interprete some classical Japanese death poems (one by the famous haiku poet Basho, one from the famous painter Hokusai) in form of abstract ambient soundscapes - and to visualize them as generative abstract images...
Keywords: ambient; acoustic; soundscape; experimental
Downloads: 1,995 (2 reviews)
|EugeneKha- Lost In The Sands [treetrunk 269] - EugeneKha|
========================Artist: EugeneKhaAlbum Name: Lost In The Sands========================Tracklist:1. Bells Of Epoch (Part 1) (5:05)2. A Scanner Darkly (6:31)3. Bells Of Epoch (Part 2) (5:13)4. Lost In The Sands (Re-Mix 2013) (12:32)5. Bells Of Epoch (Part 2 - Fog Mix) (5:23)6. Lost In The Sands (Atmospheric Mix) (12:17)Release Details:Country: RussiaStyle: Space Ambient, Dark Ambient, DroneTotal time: 47:01Format: mp3, 320 kbpsRecorded 2012 - 2013 at White Art StudioAll tracks by Evgenij V...
Keywords: ambient; experimental; soundscape
Downloads: 6,203 (1 review)
|Mister Vapor- Beyond The Velvet Sky [treetrunk 261] - Mister Vapor|
This 6-hour piece was created using sferics, or atmospheric discharges from the Earth. It debuted in its entirety on Stillstream radio in 2009, and was played on Chestnut Tree radio once again in 2012. The piece has often been requested and asked about, so here it is.
Keywords: ambient; longform; experimental; drone
Downloads: 2,183 (1 review)
|Christian Doil- Morsemusic [treetrunk 265] - Christian Doil|
the album is called "morse music" because every song contains its name in the form of morse code.morse as rhythm? i can use morse encodings as horizontal structure and thereby create a sound composition? my head says yes, my heart (beat) of the first compositions, no. many recurring arrhythmic accents seem to contradict the steady heartbeat. so are incurred sounded constructs that contain all of your name as a morse characters, but contacts are embedded in uniform - the heartbeat adjusted.the so...
Keywords: ambient; soundscape; experimental; collage
Downloads: 1,963 (1 review)
|Mystified- Music For Journeys [treetrunk 255] - Mystified|
These four tracks were slated for digital release by the well-known Thisco label, but appear here instead due to hosting issues. The theme for these songs is travel-- each one could signify a journey of sorts, by car, train, or imagination.
Keywords: ambient; drone; soundscape; experimental; acoustic; trombone
Downloads: 2,073 (3 reviews)
|Gerald Fiebig- Piano Decay [treetrunk 253] - Gerald Fiebig|
"While staying in the Berlin apartment of Jürgen Schlöh Lehmann and Michael Herbst in early December 2012, I played a series of isolated notes on the defunct piano I found in the living room and recorded them with what equipment was at hand. The four pieces on this release were constructed from these recordings. A live version was performed at Quiet Cue, Berlin, on December 8, 2012. Thanks are due to Michael Herbst, Jürgen Schlöh Lehmann; and Nicolas Wiese, who commissioned me to play at Qui...
Keywords: piano; ambient; experimental
Downloads: 2,007 (1 review)
|Jii-Music- Beneath [treetrunk 256] - Jii-Music|
"Textures arise from a single wave sound in a blink of an eye, and suddenly you are overwhelmed by elegantly assembled soundscapes..." "From those sound crafted landscapes you do not know whether you're in a dream-land full of strange creatures that roam the dark, or in a futuristic simulation of the long-gone past, but either path you choose, Jii-Music shows us that there are still dark lands in these earth yet to be discovered." "Inspired by Eliane Radigue."-- Jiibay, 2013
Keywords: ambient; dark; soundscape; experimental
Downloads: 1,661 (3 reviews)
|Tuonela- Angels of chrome and light [treetrunk 178] - Tuonela|
Tuonela is staying anonymous for the time being â he feels a bit daggy as a suburban grandfather and is looking for a new reality. He's become addicted to drone. Again. In the 60s, as a kid, he used to play his 45s on 16, or backwards, or by hand using razor blades as stylii. He was the kid with his head on the piano, listening to the overtones die away, or pressing his ear to the hull of the ferry, enthralled by the sounds it created...
Keywords: drone; experimental; minimal; ambient; dark ambient; minimal
Downloads: 1,003 (3 reviews)
|Eric Jackson- Complex Silence 31 [treetrunk 252] - Eric Jackson|
What better way to help ring in the new year than to welcome a new artist in the Complex Silence oeuvre? Complex Silence 31 is by Eric Jackson. To help you get to know him and his creative process, I've included links to his information, music, and videos. Eric contacted me on Soundcloud several months ago and submitted the track "Dreamed Awakening" as a potential CS release. I immediately liked what I heard...
Keywords: longform; complex; silence; ambient; drone; guitar
Downloads: 1,923 (1 review)
|Mystified- A Pale But Lasting Hope Preview Package [treetrunk115] - Mystified|
Mystified assembled 5 atmospheric tracks and fulfilled one of his dreams by having ambient master Robert Rich remaster these tracks. The complete release, "A Pale But Lasting Hope", is out as a digital download (all formats) from Magnatune. Presented here are free supplemental materials, to give listeners a sample of Robert's work on "A Pale But Lasting Hope". Included is 1 hi-fidelity audio sample, in mp3 and flac formats, which is an edit of the first track from the album...
Keywords: mystified; ambient; dark ambient; soundscape; drone; video; sample; loop
Downloads: 2,380 (1 review)
|cdrx- Le chant troublant des sirenes [treetrunk 248] - cdrx|
"This track called 'Le chant troublant des sirenes' meaning 'The mermaid's troubling song' was created with several tracks coming from Eg0cide productions and more: The Ghost Between The Strings, Pura Sombar, Wavespan & T.G.B.T.S., Anton Mobin and others."-- cdrx, 2012
Keywords: drone; soundscape; ambient
Downloads: 1,517 (1 review)
|Phillip Wilkerson-- Complex Silence 29 [treetrunk 244] - Phillip Wilkerson|
"Just five years ago, Thomas Park took an interest in my ambient music efforts and invited me to participate in the Constant Series on his Treetrunk Records netlabel. http://treetrunkrecords.wordpress.com/ By way of providing some background and definition, a Constant is a longform, minimal drone that takes a less is more approach. The idea is to create the least possible ambient drone material necessary for listening...
Keywords: ambient; longform
Downloads: 2,068 (2 reviews)
|Improvisation and Indeterminacy-- Miquel Parera Jaques [treetrunk 245] - Miquel Parera Jaques|
Two livecoding supercollider improvisations. January, 2012 Tracks: 01. Improvisation and Indeterminacy 1. (nxHSI-2012-01-11_04_06_10) - 17'27'' 02. Improvisation and Indeterminacy 2. (nxHSI-2012-01-19_04_54_32) - 17'12'' [eng] Improvisation and indeterminacy. Improvisation and indeterminacy are two aesthetic positions and, while, philosophical. Together they provide action to thought. Without know what will happen and responding to events without prejudices, consciousness tune with the present a...
Keywords: experimental; soundscape; drone
Downloads: 4,416 (1 review)
|JHACK- Darker Days [treetrunk 242] - JHACK|
JHACK consists of Al Conroy (Canada) and Jan Kees Helms (the Netherlands). The duo collaborate since the eighties by exchanging music recorded on tapes. Nowadays they compose music by exchanging sounds by internet. Darker Days is a trilogy of guitar drones and field-recordings made in two continents of the world and melted together in a melancholic atmosphere.
Keywords: drone; ambient; soundscape; Jan Kees Helms; Al Conroy
Downloads: 1,696 (2 reviews)
|Mystified- Where Angels Fear To Tread [treetrunk 241] - Mystified|
Cowpoke David Nemeth challenged mystified to write a country album, and this little E.P. may be as close to one as he ever makes. Enjoy, Dogies!
Keywords: country; ambient; experimental; soundscape; mystified; sample
Downloads: 2,064 (2 reviews)
|Phillip Wilkerson- Complex Silence 23 [treetrunk 215] - Phillip Wilkerson|
In the year since releasing Complex Silence 15, I've gone through a personal crucible. Extreme emotional pain. Lest you think I am going to cry and moan, don't fret. It seems my emotional pain, when I bear down on it and really feel it and sit with it, drives me to creativity. Of course, I'm not unique among artists, writers, poets, or musicians. Some might even dare to call my emotions an obsession, but I still have both ears and all my fingers...
Keywords: ambient; drone; soundscape; light ambient; longform; industrial ambient
Downloads: 2,203 (2 reviews)
|Digital Mass- Cold Point Station [treetrunk 238] - Digital Mass|
The hazy Sri Lankan musical collective Digital Mass have created a new piece composed originally only from shortwave sounds, evocative of a midnight missive from a snowbound cabin. The sounds now form a drone. Can you perceive their source?
Keywords: drone; anonymous; ambient; soundscape; longform; experimental
Downloads: 1,872 (1 review)
|Mister Vapor- Warped Essence 2 [treetrunk 132] - Mister Vapor|
What could be more wild and mind-altering than Mister Vapor's 2010 EP "Warped Essence"? The only answer must be "Warped Essence 2"-- 3 new tracks of audio oddities and pulsing rhythms created to skew your brain. All mastered from 24-bit audio! Don't miss the 3 excellent hi-def videos by artist Johan Nederpel! We recommend you download them, one by one, rather than trying to stream them from the page.
Keywords: experimental; ambient; dark ambient; drone; glitch; rhythm
Downloads: 2,465 (1 review)
|mystified - Nocturne [treetrunk015] - Thomas Park|
Music can seem both real and unreal, and its ability to render certain scenarios and situations depends in part on what means are used. One way to add to a sense of "reality" is to use actual recordings of atmospheres-- field recordings. This album, "Nocturne", is a combination of field recordings, phonographic collages, and sample work, created primarily to evoke places and times important to the composer...
Keywords: field recording; phonography; collage; ambient; soundscape
Downloads: 11,687 (3 reviews)
|John Tocher- After Dusk [treetrunk 229] - John Tocher|
Performed on stillstream.com June 24, 2012. This is the extended and revised version of a performance for the Summer Solstice 2012 streaming online concert at electro-music.com, which happened the previous day, Saturday June 23, 2012.Done live using AudioMulch, midi controller, hackintosh, personal field recordings, drones fashioned from old tires and vinyl noise taken from a host of 78s.John Tocher does the Sadayatana podcast heard each week on stillstream.com, and is the purveyor (along with A...
Keywords: ambient; longform; live; soundscape
Downloads: 1,508 (1 review)
|John Tocher- Before Dawn [treetrunk 233] - John Tocher|
May 11, 2012 --I had been up all night listening to and working on music. Just before dawn a big storm was raging. Some storms have a way of energizing me rather than lulling. As you will hear, I left my H2 Zoom recorder running, jumped off the porch and drove off into the rain. The voices heard throughout are processed and derived from a field recording of an annoying conversation. Repeated over and over was the phrase: "you know what question I hate?" I'll let you guess what question that wa...
Downloads: 1,492 (1 review)
|Mystified- Yodel Drones [treetrunk 228] - Mystified|
These special drones were created using only a public domain recording of Frank Marvin singing a song called "Blue Yodel". Thanks to John Tocher and C.P. McDill for the challenge, and no mountain goats were harmed in the creation of these pieces.
Downloads: 2,277 (5 reviews)